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Top 10 Rhythm and Blues Female Vocal Performances

Note: stay tuned over the coming months each of these “plain” lists is replaced with a full blog post with commentary on the items on the list (and, in some cases, the items that didn’t make the cut).

  1. Fontella Bass: “Rescue Me”
  2. Aretha Franklin: “I Say A Little Prayer”
  3. Brenda Holloway: “Every Little Bit Hurts”
  4. Etta James: “I’d Rather Go Blind”
  5. Nina Simone: “Mississippi Goddamn”
  6. Lorraine Ellison: “Stay With Me”
  7. Tramaine Hawkins: “Goin’ Up Yonder” by Walter Hawkins
  8. Chaka Khan: “Ain’t Nobody”
  9. Dionne Warwick: “Walk On By”
  10. Kim Weston: “Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me)”

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